News Archive

2016

Germany's Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble gave a speech on "The Future of Europe's Financial Architecture" at Goethe University on March 22nd. The event was part of the presidential lecture event series of the Center for Financial Studies. Video of the event[more]

Raimond Maurer, Professor of Investment, Portfolio Management and Pension Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt, and Loriana Pelizzon, SAFE Professor of Law and Finance, have been appointed academic members of the stakeholder groups of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Maurer is member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group and Pelizzon of the Insurance...[more]

A team of researchers from the Research Center SAFE at the House of Finance has been chosen to provide the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) with independent expertise in the field of banking supervision. Participating researchers are Martin Götz, Rainer Haselmann, Jan Pieter Krahnen, Loriana Pelizzon, Tobias Tröger and Mark Wahrenburg. They will support the...[more]

The EU Commission’s proposal to prohibit proprietary trading activities of commercial banks will not achieve the regulatory objectives / Separation of trading activities within the existing banking organization is a superior solution A prohibition of proprietary trading by banks, as envisaged in a legislative proposal of the EU Commission, is more problematic than previously thought. It is...[more]

It can sometimes be reasonable when people neglect the investment of their savings / Those who are principally reluctant to spend time on investment issues should consider a financial advisor Most people tend to suppress thoughts about the investment of their savings. The variety of financial products and investment options is becoming ever broader and more complex so that many shy away from...[more]

Web version | Print version (PDF) Content: Research  Hugh Hoikwang Kim, Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell "Investment over the Life Cycle: Inertia and Financial Advice" Elia Berdin, Matteo Sottocornola "Insurance Activities and Systemic Risk" Interview Helmut Siekmann "A Central Bank...[more]

Following a nomination by the Research Center SAFE, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has granted an Anneliese Maier Research Award 2016 to Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Purpose of the grant is the promotion of international cooperation in the humanities and social...[more]

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